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OSTP Review Urges Environmental Standards For Cryptocurrency Sector

September 9, 2022
A new interagency report sought by the White House calls for EPA and other federal agencies to launch a collaborative process for developing standards curbing the environmental and energy impact of the cryptocurrency sector, citing growing concerns over the impacts of energy-intensive cryptocurrency “mining.” The recommendations, contained in a Sept. 8 report , stem from a review led by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and respond to a broader March executive order (EO) pressing the...

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